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Abutilon sandwicense (greenflower Indian mallow)

Synonyms: Abortopetalum sandwicense; Abutilon sandwicense var. welchii

Wikipedia Abstract

Abutilon sandwicense, commonly known as the Greenflower Indian Mallow, is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, Malvaceae, that is endemic to the island of Oʻahu, Hawaii, in the United States. It inhabits dry forests on the slopes of the Waiʻanae Range at elevations of 400–600 m ( ). Associated plants include lama, ēlama, māmaki, kalia, āulu, olopua, and alaheʻe. Greenflower Indian Mallow is a shrub, reaching a height of 1.5–3 m ( ). It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Abutilon sandwicense


Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [3]  Shrub


Clavicoccus erinaceus[4]
Crocidosema marcidella[5]





Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Attributes / relations provided by 1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000) 2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 4Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009 5HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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